Winter brings many things. Short days and long nights. The holiday season. Winter sports. Remaining indoors as much as possible.
And increased consumption of that divine beverage, hot chocolate.
Here are just a few places where you can have your cup of edible paradise. Also, if you prefer to make your own, you will find a store that carries hot chocolate mix.
Three types of chocolate drinks are listed on the menu. The first is made with steamed milk and chocolate from the Dominican Republic. The second uses cream and Valrhona chocolate. The third, for those who want it a little less intense, uses cocoa powder rather than solid chocolate. The website is in Czech and English.
Although the website seems to have an English option, only one thing on it is in English. The link given here takes you to it, and it’s the part that really matters: The menu. The hot chocolate on offer is impressive. You can order hot chocolate with chili powder, with ice cream, with berries, with bananas, with brandy, with rum, and a whole lot more. The café has a white hot chocolate option, as well as two sugar-free (sweetened with maltitol) offerings.
This fair trade coffee house has a few locations dotted around Prague, and decadently rich hot chocolate. When you see them melting chocolate into cream, you know it’s serious. The website is in Czech and English.
The choice is yours. Will it be 63% Ecuador dark made with milk, or 70% Panama & Nicaragua dark made with water? You may want to grab something to eat while you make up your mind. The website is in Czech and English.
As of this writing, the website is under construction. However, the café is open, and it has a Facebook page. You can indulge in hot chocolate, bar chocolate, baked goods, and more.
72% hot chocolate? Nutella hot chocolate? Hot chocolate with vanilla ice cream and almonds? Yes. This place has it, and more. The website is in Czech and English.
If you want a little punch with your hot chocolate, you can order it with rum or with egg liqueur. The website is in Czech, English, and German.
If you’re craving hot chocolate with gingerbread, this elaborately decorated café is where to find it. The menu has three types of hot chocolate; the others are plain, and with amaretto. The website is in Czech and English.
You can get hot chocolate here with cardamom, cinnamon, ginger, or chili and salt. 60% or 63% chocolate volume. The online menu is in Czech only.
This food shop carries several brands of hot chocolate mix, including Swiss Miss, Cadbury’s, Clipper, and Gold Tin. If you’re craving your hot chocolate with marshmallows, the store has those, too.